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Extension and Adoption of DRFP Grants Placemat DAFF SS

Grants open to get proven drought-resilience practices & technologies onto farms

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Opportunities in the wet include drought preparation

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Feel like you’re weathering the storm on all fronts? Take time with the big decisions after these floods

Media Releases
  • Drought resilience
  • 1 minute read

Media Release: New drought grants to boost on-farm resilience

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has launched a new grants program to encourage more farmers to take up drought-resilience practices and technology. Over $14 million is available to eligible entities under the...
  • Research trials
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Media Release: Strong interest in risk-management cropping at Dookie Campus Field Day

** Check out this exciting drone footage from the field day.    L-R: Dr Dorin Gupta, Senior Lecturer (Sustainable Agriculture), and Future Drought Fund  project leader; Navya Beera, PhD student; and Research Assistants Waseem Ashfaq...
  • < 1 minute read

Media Release: Climate Services for Agriculture (CSA) tool updated to help more farmers

A free online tool giving farmers crucial climate information for their region has been updated following consultation across 8 agricultural regions. Climate Services for Agriculture (CSA) helps farmers find out what the future climate is...
News Articles
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We’re ready! Mildura Hub visit with DAFF – Day 1

2022 Nov NE & GM Farmer p25-2000x

‘North East & Goulburn Murray Farmer’ newspaper

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Dookie Field Day update (video in post)

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